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Brise' Feather Fan

Description

Pierced ivory sticks and guards; guards have painted silver blocks; goose feathers dyed maroon, painted with exotic flowers in blue, green and silver; marabou tips on leaf; mother of pearl washer, thin pink and white ribbon.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Material
feather (material)
geese
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
piercing
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
brisé fans
FAN
Feather
feather (material)
geese
ivory (tooth component)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pierced
piercing
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1965.220
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret A. Simmonds
GUSN
47245

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